Tag Archives: Patience

From the vicarage Dec 2011

Can you remember what it’s like as a child when you open the first window of your advent calendar?  You feel the thrill of the start of the countdown to Christmas as you discover what’s behind the first window.  It … Continue reading

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From the vicarage October 2011

Things have not been easy in recent months at Holy Trinity for a small but significant number of people. It has been a hard season with many tears. This is not what we expect church to be, or is it? … Continue reading

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More Erskine like Piper

Here’s more classic Ebenezer Erskine with overtures of John Piper’s passionate theology (the full sermon is called God in Christ, a God of love). For a similar post, see Has Piper ever read Erskine? Is it so, that a God … Continue reading

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From the vicarage May 2009

This is the second of fourth, “From the vicarage”, first published in the church magazine in May 2009. I’ve been in post for a whole six weeks. It seems much longer to me, as it might to you. I am … Continue reading

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